• Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek
    Abberior Instruments and Super Resolution Microscopy at Lastek

    Abberior Instruments has partnered with Lastek in Australia and New Zealand to offer the most complete experience for super resolution microscopy. Read more here.

  • Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera
    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 SWIR camera

    Raptor Photonics OWL 640 is the best performing SWIR camera in the world. Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details. Read more.

  • Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro
    Toptica: DL pro with Digital Laser Controller DLC pro

    The new digital laser controller for TOPTICA’s tunable diode laser DL pro sets new benchmarks with regards to low noise and low drift levels.

    Demonstration system now available. Please enquire for details.

  • High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources
    High Finesse Laser Spectrum Analyzer Spectrometer for Broadband Sources

    Analyses multi-line or broadband spectra of cw and pulsed lasers, gas discharge lamps, and more.  Lastek currently have a demonstration system available for evaluation. Read more...

  • Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems
    Alio Industries: True Nano™ Precision Motion Systems

    ALIO Designs and Manufacturers Proprietary Robotic Devices and Tools that Enable Precise Nano-Scale Movements for Manufacturing and Research & Development


Becker and Hickl: DCS-120 MACRO System Runs Fast FLIM

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Figures: Left: DCS-120 MACRO with FASTAC FLIM system. Right: FLIM image with 512 x 512 pixels, 1024 time channels, acqusition time   2 seconds. Image created by online-FLIM algorithm of SPCM data acquisition software.

The Becker and Hickl DCS-120 MACRO scanner can now be combined with Becker and Hickl's FASTAC fast-acqisition FLIM system. The system uses confocal scanning of an image area as large as 15 x 15 mm, and FLIM recording in four parallel SPC-150N TCSPC modules. Image formats are from 64 x 64 pixels up to 2048 x 2048 pixels, with up to 1024 time channels. Images of 256 x 256 pixels can be recorded within less than 0.5 seconds, images of 512 x 512 pixels within less than 2 seconds. Importantly, the system reaches high count rate and short acquition time without compromise in time resolution. FLIM data can still be recorded at sub-ps time channel with and sub-25 ps IRF width, thus fully exploiting the superiour time resolution of the bh TCSPC FLIM modules and ultra-fast hybrid detectors. It is therefore equally suitable for fast FLIM and precision FLIM applications. Moreover, multi-dimensional recording techniques like temporal mosaic FLIM, FLITS, and simultaneous FLIM/PLIM remain available.

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New Scale Multi-Probe Manipulator supports imec Neuropixels probes

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Compact, easy-to-use manipulator allows neuroscience researchers to quickly and precisely position multiple probes for neural recording

New Scale Technologies have announced that its Multi-Probe Micromanipulator (MPM) System supports imec’s new ultra-high density Neuropixels 1.0 probes for acute in-vivo neural recording in awake, behaving animals.

The MPM System is the only micromanipulator designed specifically for high-density silicon probes. Neuroscience researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Stanford University, The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), MIT, Purdue, The Max Delbrück Center (MDC) and more are using the MPM System to position up to eight silicon neural probes.

New Scale offers standard and custom probe holders for several different commercial and proprietary modules. The new probe holder for the Neuropixels 1.0 probes is available for order now.

LaVision extended its portfolio of new intensified camera models for scalar imaging

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Besides the new intensified NanoStar camera with sCMOS technology, LaVision has also integrated the fiber coupled PI-MAX4® camera from Princeton Instruments in its DaVis 10 software.

LaVision’s NanoStar camera couples optically a 25 mm high resolution image intensifier with an outstanding high efficiency tandem lens system to a 16 bit 4 Mpixel sCMOS sensor. The PI-MAX4® ICCD camera from Princeton Instruments features a 1024 x 1024 pixel interline CCD sensor fiber optically coupled to a variety of intensifiers covering the spectral range from UV to NIR.

Both camera models can be operated under LaVision’s DaVis 10 software control. Mode information available here.


Toptica: UV / RBG Lasers

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TOPTICA’s frequency-converted diode lasers reach deep-UV wavelengths as short as 190 nm. By providing essential wavelengths like 193 nm, 213 nm, 257 nm or 405 nm in pure cw-TEM00-mode quality, the DLC TA-SHG pro and DLC TA-FHG pro are ideal UV/RGB solutions for testing and inspection or advanced material processing, e.g. lithography patterning. In addition, white-light holography is served with our tunable solutions around 457 nm, 532 nm and 647 nm. The lasers provide more than enough power for each application. On top of that, they are much easier to handle at considerably lower operating costs.

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New Scale Technologies: We shrunk the controller!

Built in Controller. Smallest Size. Fastest Integration.

New Scale TechnologiesM3 Smart Modules have built-in controllers. No separate control board is needed. They are ready to plug-and-play directly with your system processor and a 3-6V DC power supply. You achieve the smallest system size, fastest time to market and lowest system cost.

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